LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama expressed confidence on Monday that the social progress made by having the first black couple in the White House could not be overturned.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Safety is the biggest concern for women using public and private transport in five of the world's biggest commuter cities, according to a global poll released on Thursday as improving city access for women becomes a major focus globally.
LISBON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Brazilian racing driver Lucas di Grassi decided to turn his back on Formula 1 for electric cars everyone laughed at him.
LISBON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bullied herself online, Britain's Princess Beatrice is determined to ensure other girls are equipped to deal with internet abuse and get the best from the digital world.
LISBON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women leaders in technology called at one of the sector's largest global conferences for more to be done to drive equality in the male-dominated industry now hit by the #MeToo debate.
LISBON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web, appealed on Monday for companies and governments not to leave behind half of the world population yet to have internet access, which includes billions of women and girls.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian campaigner supporting women survivors of violence in northeast India was named on Thursday as one of two winners of an annual award recognizing female human rights workers.
UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women in Latin America must stop accepting violence as a normal part of life, government leaders and campaigners said on Thursday as five countries from the region joined forces to end its high murder and assault rates of women.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The families of people detained in Iran on false charges joined forces for the first time on Wednesday to call on world leaders meeting in New York to help bring their relatives home.
UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Actress Anne Hathaway took on a new role on Wednesday - directing two all-male panels to highlight how men can ensure women receive equal pay and end violence against women.